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Grand Salon from the Hôtel de Tessé, Paris

made by Nicolas Huyot
(1700–1791)

Maker: carved by Pierre Fixon (active 1748–88)
Maker: and/or his son Louis-Pierre Fixon (born 1748)
Maker: chimneypiece by Jean-Baptiste-Antoine Lefranc
Maker: contracted by Louis Le Tellier (ca. 1700–1785)
Date: ca. 1768–72, with later additions
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak; marble; plaster
Dimensions: H. of room 16 ft. (4.87 m), W. 29 ft. 6-1/2 in. (9 m), L. 33 ft. 7-1/2 in. (10.25 m)
Classification: Woodwork
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Herbert N. Straus, 1942
Accession Number: 42.203.1

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